Ryder appoints Scott Allen as Vice President and Controller

Ryder System announced the appointment of Scott Allen to the position of Vice President and Controller. In this position, Allen is expected to serve as Ryder’s principal accounting officer with responsibility for corporate accounting and planning, internal and external financial reporting, vehicle administration, as well as accounting for insurance, benefits, payroll and sales tax.

Allen joins Ryder from Altera Corporation where he most recently held the position of Vice President, Business Finance and Financial Planning and Analysis. During his seven-year tenure at Altera, he also served as the company’s Vice President, Corporate Controller and Assistant Corporate Controller. Throughout Allen’s career, he has held roles in accounting, finance, and audit at various divisions of General Electric, KB Toys, Dominion Resources and Ernst & Young. Allen began his career as an accountant at KPMG. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Siena College and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Allen succeeds Cristina Gallo-Aquino, who has taken a new role at Ryder as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fleet Management Solutions, the Company’s largest business segment.